California State Legislative Board Announces Annual Scholarship Winners.
On May 8, 2019 California state board executive committee met in Sacramento California for the first time in the new office. Faced with a daunting task of deciding on the scholarship winner the committee graciously agreed to two $1000 winners and two $500 winners.
The committee was instructed by Chairman Ryan Snow that the scholarship applications were removed to allow outside influences to be removed. The process was also separated into four categories and voted on by each of the five members of the committee. Then those numbers were added up. Out of a total possible score of 175 the following winners were revealed. Pictured above left to right are the top two winners: Jared Bisbikis 839 and Seth Ryan Langel 664.
Jared Bisbikis is the son of Jason and Kathleen” KAT” Bisbikis. Jason a member in good standing of division 839 and works for the BNSF. Kathleen is our national Pres. of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainman auxiliary, formerly the auxiliary’s national legislative representative.
Seth Langel is the son of Anthony” Tony” and Vivian Langel. Anthony is a member in good standing of division 664 and works for the UPRR. Anthony Langel is a key officer in his division and board. Seth Langel is very active in the Boy Scouts and has obtained the title Eagle Scout.
The third-place winner Kazzandra Bolanos whose father is a member of division 20. Fourth and fifth place were a tie, hence the reason for fifth position. Crystal Barrera’s father is Jaime Barrera of division 660 and Nathaniel Landeros whose father Ernest Landeros is a member of division 398.
Chairman Snow states that all the applicants did a incredible job and thanks all that applied. Chairman Snow further expressed his pleasure in the professionalism and dedication of the executive committee during the meeting and the selection process., Josh Faulkner 739, Rick Rodriguez 20, Rob Tuttle 692, and José Vargas 214.
Two changes that will take place with the 2020 applications is they will be able to submit the applications via email and the deadline has been moved back to May 15th from May 1st.
A ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR ($1,000.00) SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE AWARDED TO A
GRADUATING SENIOR WHO WILL ATTEND COLLEGE/TRADE/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL IN 2019.
APPLICANT’S PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST BE A MEMBER IN
GOOD STANDING IN A BLET DIVISION REPRESENTED BY THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATIVE BOARD
BROTHERHOOD OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS & TRAINMEN.
THE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS WILL BE RELEASED TO THE STUDENT UPON PROOF
OF ENROLLMENT AT THE COLLEGE/TRADE/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL.
2020 Scholarship Deadline May 15th 2020
Email to Rksnow1@att.net with subject Scholarship